Behr Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of the personal name Bähr (see Baer).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Beer, Bear, Behn, Behl, Behre, Gehr, Behm, Bohr, Baehr, Kehr

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Behr Family Origin

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Behr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behr family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behr. The most common Behr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Behr's were Farmers.

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Behr Historical Records

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Behr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Behr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Behr in 1941 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behr

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